The International Culinary School at The Art Institute of Phoenix

The International Culinary School at The Art Institute of Phoenix

The International Culinary School at The Art Institute

2233 West Dunlap Avenue 85021-2859 AZ

Start your culinary education in Phoenix, Arizona

Finding the right cooking school to meet your needs is the first step to your education in the field of Culinary Arts.

Below is some basic information about the culinary programs at The International Culinary School at The Art Institute of Phoenix. It should help you decide if this is a school to consider. If it does make your list of possible choices, I suggest you fill out the short questionnaire and a representative from the school will contact you to answer all your questions in detail, fill you in on costs and financial aid and explain the next steps to apply. Financial Aid is available for those who qualify.

About The International Culinary School at The Art Institute of Phoenix

Opened in 1995, The International Culinary School at The Art Institute of Phoenix is one of over 45 locations located nationwide. The International Culinary Schools at The Art Institutes system of schools offer both associates and bachelor’s degrees in a vast range of studies. Students from around the nation as well as from around the world are drawn to the schools to learn the skills needed to enter the food service industry.

The International Culinary School at The Art Institute of Phoenix offers both an associate and bachelor degree in Culinary Arts as well as an associate degree in Baking & Pastry. These programs have been developed with an eye toward what you need today to enter into the culinary industry. Their programs are designed to teach you skills and cooking techniques for entry level positions in the food industry.

Programs of Study

Associate of Applied Science Degree in Culinary Arts: This degree program builds on the material covered in the diploma program and through instruction gives the student a foundation in hand and knife skills as well as a more in-depth study of baking and pastry preparation. The student has the opportunity to learn about pantry cooking, American and international cuisines. There is a focus on the development of presentation, teamwork, and time management skills.

Instructors give an advanced course in food preparation that allows you to create delicious dishes from even the most basic ingredients. Graduates from this program are able to join the food service industry in entry-level positions. Jobs may include line cook, prep cook and first cook in food service facilities in hotels and restaurants.

Diploma in Culinary Arts: Students in this program study the fundamentals of cooking, baking, knife skills, nutrition, sanitation, safety, food production, kitchen operations, and food selection an purchasing. They have an opportunity to learn about modern, regional, and classic cuisine, covering a variety of international styles, practicing these skills in professional kitchens. Students also have an opportunity to learn the basic management skills they need to achieve their career goals.

Associate of Applied Science Degree in Baking & Pastry: If you want to learn how to make desserts from custards to cakes, The International Culinary School at The Art Institute of Phoenix diploma program is what you want to look at. Here you will be trained by professional bakers in the techniques used to create pastries, frozen desserts, meringues, chocolate as well as artisan bread.

Diploma in Baking & Pastry: The Baking & Pastry Diploma program at The Art Institute of Phoenix has the right ingredients to prepare you for careers in the baking arts and pastry arts. The program focuses on the art and preparation of breads, cookies, pies, tarts, cakes, and other desserts and baked goods. Instruction is delivered through lecture and hands-on kitchen experiences with students developing the skills, coordination, and teamwork required in the baking and pastry industry.

Baking & Pastry making is a demanding part of the culinary industry. You will have an opportunity to develop the creative expressions necessary to compete in this field. Besides learning techniques, you will be trained how to use the professional equipment that goes with the territory. Through a combination of lecture and hands on instruction, you will have an opportunity to develop the skills you need.

Bachelor of Arts in Culinary Management: This program is geared to give the student the necessary skills to enter the business end of culinary arts. Students of this program will be given a foundation in such skill areas as personnel management, accounting, financial management, cost control and facility design.

Phoenix, Arizona – A Great City to Work and Live

In Greater Phoenix, you’ll find tourist attractions from world-class resorts and fine dining to exhilarating adventure, trendy shopping, modern nightlife and enriching culture. The area’s natural beauty begins with rugged mountain ranges, Saguaro cacti that tower over hiking trails, and sunsets more spectacular than you can imagine. You’ll find sun-filled days and more than 200 picturesque golf courses that can be enjoyed year-round.

According to the City of Phoenix official web site, Greater Phoenix is now America’s sixth-largest city — a sophisticated, urban region of 6.3 million people with a marketplace valued at more than $181 billion. The population is young, educated, multi-cultural and upwardly mobile. The residents are as equally dedicated to hard work as they are to play. It is culturally and artistically minded and new and long-established residents alike share an appreciation of the unique land.

The Phoenix Metro-area is home to 3.4 million people. Set in the Valley of the Sun, Phoenix boasts more than 300 sunny days a year. It is in the middle of the spectacularly beautiful Sonoran Desert, and is one of America’s best places to live.

The American Southwest has a culture its own, one that is vibrant and active. Phoenix has outstanding outdoor and recreational activities, an active club scene and night life and professional sports. There is a large arts community, with many galleries and shops that everything from antiques to Native American art to local painters and craftspeople.

More Information

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